Company Name:The Soap Factory

Internship Available:Development Internship

Distance from St. Cloud:61 - 100 Miles from St. Cloud State University


Company Overview:The Development Intern assists The Soap Factory with the $99 Sale, the year’s largest fundraiser, as well one additional fundraiser, plus various development projects including individual giving projects, prospect research and grant writing. This internship provides a platform to learn skills in a variety of key development areas, and is a unique opportunity to explore nonprofit fundraising and arts administration. The Development Intern- ship is a rewarding way to get involved with the Twin Cities’ arts community and gain experience in a highly valued field.

Responsibilities:Responsibilities: • Hours: 15 hours per month on average. 30+ during run up to the $99 Sale (September). Special Fundraising Events: • Assist with cataloging original artworks • Scan in and edit artwork images for online presentation. • Attend all Fundraiser Committee meetings (approx. 7 meetings) • Publicity assistance • Take a key role during installation, the actual event, and de-installation for fundraisers. General Development work: • Research funders and potential sponsors • Assist in grant preparation and writing • Work on individual donor campaign Qualifications: Education: Possess an undergraduate degree or be currently studying towards an undergraduate degree in art, art history or arts administration. Experience: Must be fully proficient in MS Office. Some experience with Adobe Photoshop is desired. The candidate must be confident working with and managing volunteers in a busy setting. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills are requirements for this position. Software (some training provided): MS Office, Google Docs, Photoshop, iPhoto, Filemaker Pro. Must have reliable daily internet/email access.

Apply to:The Soap Factory

Application Information:Please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to Dani Hans, Volunteer Manager: Your writing sample should be no longer than one page, preferably something that was written for either academic or professional purposes. (One page of a paper, media release, etc.) Applicants will be contacted about interviews several days after the deadline.

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